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Sunday, April 18, 2010

Global Animal Blogging Event Is Over | Free Giveaways


Global Animal Blogging Event 2010
2nd drawing held by Twinkie The Tiny Dog - Dog Training Tips
Completed on Sunday, 18 April 2010 at 16:51:25 UTC
59 entrants, 3 winners

Winners (3)
1st: Piappies World
2nd: Ina in Alaska
3rd: Missy Rey

I interrupt my latest dog training tips to announce that the first ever Global Animal Blogging Event has come to an end. It's been a blast. The best part for me was watching the newer blogs' friend lists grow and grow along with their comments. All the feedback I've received has been positive and I am grateful for each and all your lovely remarks. I never expected so much personal publicity and links. I was truly humbled and self conscious, but then I got it. It was your way of saying, thank you. Well, I thank you all back! You were wonderful! 

The event may be over, for now, but your links will be revisited as it happens with all of this type of events. Active participants, make sure you post and contact the winners of your free giveaways today. 

One final huge "thank you" to Ann from Zoolatry for making the most appropriate, stylish, classy, smart, and vibrant logo!

An event like G.A.B.E. does not exactly take off during its first year. It picks up momentum and traffic as it becomes established, but I think we did a fine job launching it. I'm looking forward to Global Animal Blogging Event 2011!!!

Cheers to all my friends, old and new, and to the winners!

Twinkie, your grateful hostess


Frankie Furter and Ernie said...

Dear Twinkie, I want to say CONGRATULATIONS on your furst totally successful GABE 2010!!!
I feel that you are owed a grreat deal of appreciation for thinking of this and then... putting it all together!!! You must be bursting with pride. I know I am very much proud of you for all that you achieved.
This was a really fun event. I hope all the new followers enjoy their new furends and that the furendships continue to grow and bloom like the flowers of spring.

houndstooth said...

You did a great job with it, Twinkie!


CreekHiker / HollysFolly said...

Twinkie! I forgot!!! What were you giving away??? What did they win???

I'm a goob... I'll go look!

GABE has been a blast !!!
We have to go pick our winner!

3 doxies said...

Congrats to all da winners!
Uh, Twink cans you go aheads and puts me on da list fur next year? Thank you! I think this years event was humungus fur a furst year. I am so glads I talked my mum into joining in da fun. We haves met some terrific furiends. And ya'll did a most excellent job putting everything together. I am clapping, cans you hear me?

Olive said...

Twinkie you are pawesome!!!

Congrats to all the winners!!

Licks from me!!


Golden Woofs! SUGAR said...

Woof! Woof! Twinkie. Congrats to the winners and Lots of Golden Thanks for setying up this event. Lots of Golden Woofs, Sugar

bbes tribe said...

Congratulation Twinkie on the awesomely successful 1st annual GABE event. Sounded like lots of fun. We didn't get into it this year. HOpefully next year so we can have as much fun as everyone else.

the booker man said...

miss twinkie,
you did a super excellent job with GABE. it was totally awesome sauce!!
thanks TONS AND TONS for organizing everything. i can't wait to do it all again next year. :)
gratsers to the winners -- piappies world, ina in alaska, and missy rey!!!
the booker man

Lola and also Franklin, too said...

Congratulations to the winners. It's a pawsome event. I've been talking to Blog Mom about being active participants next year. This year I won a fantastical give-away from Bunny and we must plan to pei this forward next year.

wags, Lola

Kate said...

Great Job Twinkie!!!


♥♥ The OP Pack ♥♥ said...

You did an awesome job, Twink. That was a lot of hard work. Maybe we will get a bit more involved in the next one.

Now time for you to relax and enjoy the great applause that is coming your way.

Woos - Phantom, Thunder, and Ciara

Two French Bulldogs said...

Congratulations to all those winners. You better rest after all your hard work
Benny & Lily

Molly the Airedale said...

Congratulations to the winners!
You did an outstanding job, Twink! Our hats are off to you!

Love ya lots
Maggie and Mitch

Tucker said...

Thank you miss Twinkie! This event was pawesome and I got to meet lots of new bloggie friends!

woof - Tucker

Dexter said...

That was a cool event (even if lazy momma did not participate - sheesh). You worked so hard and many doggies out there made lots of new pals.


Deborah said...

Hey Twinkie! It was so much fun! I really enjoyed it! I have met a lot new people too! Thanks again, it must have been a lot of hard work!

My Mind's Eye said...

Great event and even greater Hostess....Congrats to all the participants and all the winners all over the world,
Madi and Mom

Sagira said...

Way to go Twinkie! :)

Lorenza said...

Hi, Twinkie!
For several reasons I was not able to be an active GABE participant but I loved it and I hope I will be able to be part of it next year!
Thanks a lot for organizing it!
Kisses and hugs

Stella said...

Hi Twinkums!

We are so proud of you for the great work you have done with GABE. Next year we will join you for sure.

For now just rest on your laurels and enjoy life, knowing that GABE was a smashing success!

Stella and Jo

NAK and The Residents of The Khottage Now With Khattledog said...

Well done to woo and your staff fur a fine GABE 2010!

Pawesome idea
Pawesome exekhution

Khongrats to your winners and to US!

Woo gave all of us a great gift of furiendship!


JacksDad said...

It was a really great idea!! I look forward to next year!

Life With Dogs said...

You did a great job Twinkie and family! I can only imagine how beat you must be from keeping up with it all - it's a big event for a little dog. :)

Sketching with Dogs said...

Congrats to all the winners and well done Twink for such great organisation!
Dip Bridge and Elliot xx

Oreo said...

Thanks Twink to you and your mom. This was great and it will be bigger next year. We will be active next time, mom knew with her schedule right now that she would have bitten off more than she could chew. Thanks for all the hard work and CONGRATS to all the winners. It will be fun to see all their post once the prizes start arriving!!


Pat Wahler said...

GABE 2010 was absolutely awesome. I will definitely try and become an active participant next year!


kissa-bull said...

oh miss twinker tiny dog maria chubacabra twinkerson
we know we missed a few names there so we apologize but we wanted to say our most grateful thanks for your time and smarticles for thinking of this most glorious event that was GABE only you could have launched an event this successful and huge in its first year
it goes to show just what a supastar you truly are
we luv you furry much and shend you our extra slobbery sugary pibble kisses just for you.

smooch for our favorite pooch

the pittie pack

Oskar said...

Congratulations to your winners & especially to you for hosting such a wonderful event. We'll be back next year!

Piappies World said...

Greetings Twinkie,

Congratulations to you for a very successful GABE event. We are happy and grateful to be part of it this year and we look forward to more.

We are so excited to know that we won your GABE giveaway! We'll have our own Twinkie Book! That is so pawesome and we look forward to Mommy read it to us too.

Thanks so much! We really appreciate it.

-Fudgie, Princess, Frappie, Mocha, Sugar, Wai-Pai, Wai-Max & the Piappies

Taffy said...

Hey Twink! I wanted to tell you how much I appreciate all your hard work getting this together. Congrats to your wonderful winners!! I have to tell you, I am a bit depressed that I didn't win a copy of your book....BOL!

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